Tag: 1966

 

by Daniel Pickett
April 10, 2014
Tonner66Catwoman1 Today Tonner debuted their new Catwoman figure based on Julie Newmar from the 1966 TV classic “Batman.”    This 16″ limited edition figure comes in her trademark black costume with a removable mask that reveals an uncanny sculpt likeness. Features include: Dressed Tonner Character Figure™ Face includes hand-painted details Fine quality vinyl and hard plastic Julie…

 

by Daniel Pickett
February 12, 2014
MattyAFiLogo.jpg Twice a month the gang from Mattel are kind enough to answer five questions from AFi readers.  The Mattel marketing and PR team, have replied with the answers to our latest round of questions that AFi readers have posted in our forums.   Mattel has changed the guidelines for these Q&As so they only involve items…

 

by Daniel Pickett
January 15, 2014
ScreenHunter_260 Jan. 15 14.37 Warner Brothers made the interesting choice of letting Conan O’Brien break the news to the public via Twitter.   Just an hour ago Conan post the following tweet and image to his account and official website:   The DVD rights to the classic TV show have been a legal nightmare for decades.   Many fans have been…

 

by Daniel Pickett
December 24, 2013
Mattel Video: End of Year Update & Happy Holidays! Just a quick end-of-year product update and a thank you/happy holidays message from Toy Guru. [youtube]http://youtu.be/Pvfujflbi9Y[/youtube]

 

by Daniel Pickett
December 18, 2013
Wave one of Figures Toy Company‘s Batman Mego-repros have hit and all of the reviews I’ve seen have been very positive (my set is wrapped and under the Christmas tree).   This week Figures Toy Co shows us new pictures of the first wave of 8″ retro figures based on the 1966 Classic TV Batman.    Wave…

 

by Daniel Pickett
December 16, 2013
If you love all of Mattel’s MattyCollector.com product then you had better have deep pockets today as there are three high-dollar items going on sale as part of their December 16th sale.   In today’s sale we have the MOTUC Castle Grayskull day-of sale for $300, the Ghostbusters Neutrino Wand for $130 and the 1966 Batman…

 

by Daniel Pickett
December 11, 2013
Batman1_PR_DBD.jpg IDW And The Library Of American Comics Next Team-Up!   San Diego, CA (December 11, 2013) – Renowned for its Eisner and Harvey Award-winning archival work, IDW’s The Library of American Comics will continue its collaboration with DC Entertainment by collecting the Batman’s Silver Age newspaper strips in a matching format to the Silver Age…

 

by Daniel Pickett
November 6, 2013
POPBBTSTRaj ~ POP! TELEVISION: BIG BANG THEORY STAR TREK  ~ ~ BATMOBILE WACKY WOBBLER ~ Pop! Television: Big Bang Theory Star Trek Beam me up…Howard? That’s correct! Where no man has gone before… Very appropriate, right? Check out Sheldon giving the Vulcan salute! So charming!     Available December 3rd!   Batmobile 1966 Wacky Wobbler “To…

 

by Daniel Pickett
October 19, 2013
BatmanBust1 The monthly Previews catalog from Diamond Comic Distributors is always chock-full of awesome new products, but this month’s Diamond Select Toys offerings are even more awesome than ever! Not only is DST soliciting its new line of Batman resin busts in the new issue, they’ve got an upsized Mr. Stay Puft bank, the first Ghostbusters…

 

by Daniel Pickett
October 11, 2013
66Bat2PkClimbArnold1 A few weeks back I wrote a story here about running into some of the Mattel staff and them telling me to pass on that their Classic TV 1966 Batman line was not ending after the Catwoman figure, but would still live on (you can read that original story here).   The main thrust of…

 

by Daniel Pickett
October 7, 2013
I was out and about this week and ran into a couple of members of Mattel’s boys retail team and we got onto the topic of Yvonne Craig signing her likeness rights deal with Warner Brothers.  While they did not tell me any specifics they did tell me that the Classic TV 66 Batman stuff…

 

by Daniel Pickett
October 1, 2013
66YCBatgirl This past week on her official website, actress Yvonne Craig announced that she had reached an agreement with Warner Brothers on the rights to use her likeness for future 1966 Batman merchandise.   Hey Bat Fans! To all of you who’ve been asking: I’m pleased to announce that I’ve just signed a licensing agreement with…

 

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